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Customising The Perfect Patio
For recent retirees Denise and Shane, improving their outdoor living potential with a LYSAGHT LIVING® patio and deck was a no-brainer. Here’s how they simplified the building process.
DIY OR DIFM? THE REALITY OF RENOVATING
From YouTube videos that share the secrets of bathroom tiling, to the growing list of TV renovation shows, it’s clear Australians still see the appeal in DIY (do-it-yourself). But can you really pull off a home addition with a “can do” attitude? Or, is calling in the professionals to DIFM (do-it-...
Let's Talk Pergolas
After two unhelpful builder quotes for her new pergola, homeowner Carolyn was third time lucky with her LYSAGHT LIVING® dealer. Good communication sealed the deal, and it also saved her money in the process. Here’s how.
Renovation Etiquette Tips
From a power drill at the crack of dawn, to a cavalcade of trucks clogging a narrow street, many of us have experienced the downsides of a neighbour’s renovation. All it takes is communication and consideration to make your next build complaint-free. Here’s how…
Ground Control
Whether your home sits on ground that is rich in sand, clay or gravel, it’s good to be aware of some challenges when building on each. From the difficulty of digging through shale to a solution for working with—and not against—tough granite, here’s the dirt on soil.
Colour Trends | Friend or Foe?
Trends in colour can dry up in popularity before you know it—so it’s important to realise the long-term impact when choosing your home’s palette. Industry-leading colour expert and trend forecaster Harley Anstee shares the schemes that go the distance, and when it’s okay to follow the crowd…
Hit The Deck
One of the first things on the to-do list of any new home builder or mover, is the construction of a new deck. Whether you want to take advantage of a gorgeous view or create a more liveable space, there are a few spatial principles to keep in mind when planning…
Renovation Blunders!
Although you might excel when it comes to DIY, everyone can fall victim to some bad advice, skipping crucial tasks and taking shortcuts that damage their renovation projects in the long run. Take note of this list to avoid adding stress and extra time to your next build…
Why Build a Gazebo?
Although you might recognise them from a Jane Austen film adaptation, a gazebo can become the uplifting focal point in any modern outdoor space—from minimal to tropical. Here are three contemporary reasons to build one…

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